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Consumers drive economy while businesses cut back

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Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Economy slows, Fed hits brakes, and uncertainty clouds Washington’s next steps

Trump promised at least 3 percent growth a year, an annual pace he has yet to achieve. Consumers are still spending, but businesses have pulled back sharply as the trade war and global tensions escalate......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 2019

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy as businesses quiver with growth fears

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks on Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Consumers on Firm Footing, Businesses Wary as 2019 Nears

The U.S. economy struck mixed chords as it rounded out the year, with consumer confidence high and households spending robustly but manufacturers pulling back as the global economy cools......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2018

Higher-income consumers pull back on spending, posing a risk to the economy

Higher income households are reining in spending, posing risks for the economy. A volatile market, modest wage growth and taxes ar.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 25th, 2019

In One Chart: Here’s how much Corporate America’s paying in taxes after Trump’s cuts

The rich get richer or a boon to businesses and consumers? Democrats and Republicans have different ideas of what the December 2017 Trump tax cuts mean for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2019

U.S. slowdown deepens as economic growth slips to 1.9 percent pace in third quarter

Trump promised at least 3 percent growth a year, an annual pace he has yet to achieve. Consumers are still spending, but businesses have pulled back sharply as the trade war and global tensions escalate......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 2019

Column: In "membership economy," automatic renewals favor businesses more than consumers

One marketing expert compared au.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 29th, 2019

No-deal Brexit: A look at potential consequences

Some in Britain are sounding alarms on the potential consequences of the U.K. crashing out of the EU without a deal. WSJ’s Saabira Chaudhuri takes a look at what a no-deal Brexit could look like for businesses, the economy and consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 27th, 2019

China needs to change way it finances economy, think tank says

China needs to develop a better system for financing small businesses that drive innovation in the economy but currently struggle to access the funds they need for growth, a leading Chinese think-tank said in a report published Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 22nd, 2019

Economic Report: Retail sales get big lift from auto purchases as consumers drive U.S. economy forward

U.S. retail sales got a big boost in August from purchases of new autos and building supplies, but most other stores reported weak or declining receipts in a sign that consumers trimmed spending toward the end of summer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2019

These businesses want shoppers to leave guns home

Target, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera Bread, Sonic Drive-In are among the growing number of businesses asking consumers .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 5th, 2019

These stores and restaurants want you to leave your guns at home

Target, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera Bread, Sonic Drive-In are among the growing number of businesses asking consumers .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 5th, 2019

Consumers are carrying the economy: What if they balk?

Consumer spending is keeping the economy moving, but what happens if consumers pull back?......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 5th, 2019

Caroline Baum: Consumers are carrying the economy, but what if they balk?

Consumer spending is keeping the economy moving, but what happens if consumers pull back?......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

NewsWatch: Consumers are carrying the economy; what if they balk?

Consumer spending is keeping the economy moving, but what happens if consumers pull back?......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019

Caroline Baum: Consumers are carrying the economy; what if they balk?

Consumer spending is keeping the economy moving, but what happens if consumers pull back?......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019

You got a "free" internet speed upgrade. Then your bill went up

Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2019

You got a "free" internet speed upgrade. Then your bill went up

Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2019

You got a "free" internet speed upgrade, then your bill went up

Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2019